Community-Based Research Canada (CBRC) is a catalyst in the community-campus engagement movement that is sweeping the country and putting research and knowledge to work. Across the nation, campus and community partnerships are addressing Canada’s social, economic and environmental priorities.

Our intent is to build an inclusive and open network, engaging already existing networks, to build support for community-campus partnerships, community-based research and community engagement. 

Our vision

A vibrant society in Canada enabled by community-based research that addresses major societal challenges

Our mission

To be a national champion and facilitator for community-based research and campus-community engagement in Canada

Our goals

  • Advance research, policy and advocacy engagement
  • Catalyze a national movement and capacity building
  • Support communications and networks

Our strategic plan

Read our four-year (2014-2018) strategic plan here.

Our members

CBRC members include academic institutions, community organizations and businesses, networks, researchers, practitioners, and students. Check out the institutional members page to see the list of our current institutional members.